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Admin26.08.2021

Physics of Swimming

The question is: Is there anything in common across all these organisms? For example, p is the density of water and C is the drag coefficient which represents how the object interacts with water.
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Admin30.07.2021

The science behind swimming

"What we wanted to investigate was how the speed of an organism changes as a function of how large it is, how quickly it moves and how much it moves," Mahadevan said.
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Admin25.08.2021

The physics behind the world’s fastest swim strokes

Even though water is "thicker" and swimmers feel the drag of the water much more, they don't always realize the importance of minimizing drag.
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Admin25.08.2021

Physics of Swimming

Swimmers use a complicated hand motion to generate the maximum thrust possible, depending on the swimming style used.
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Admin12.09.2021

The science behind swimming: From whales to larvae, common principles at work in swimming

Specifically, you don't want to interrupt the laminar flow of water over your body.
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Admin20.09.2021

Physics of Swimming

Using simple hydrodynamics, a team of researchers led by Mahadevan was able to show that a handful of principles govern how virtually every animal -- from the tiniest fish to birds to gigantic whales propel themselves though the water.
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Admin06.08.2021

Newton's Laws of Motion

As people swim, all the energy their bodies produce in the process ends up as heat in the water.
Admin23.07.2021

Newton's Laws of Motion

In a normal year I spend upwards of 20 hours per week swimming thousands of laps in a pool.
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Admin04.08.2021

Wanna Swim Like Phelps? Take a Dive Into the Physics of Drag

You get the power in your leg kicks from the hips and thighs, your calfs and feet should just follow.
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Admin06.08.2021

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Physics of Swimming

Check out our guide to the physics of swimming to learn more about what causes frontal drag, how to reduce water resistance, and more about how swimming relates to science.
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Admin18.09.2021

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Physics of Swimming

While friction can induce the restraints of drag, it is also necessary to propel the swimmer.
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